Division of Neurology

Child Neurology Residency Program

How to apply to the Program

The Child Neurology Residency Program at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia is currently offering:

All candidates must apply through ERAS.

Categorical candidates need only apply to the Child Neurology Program. Please do not apply to both the Pediatric and Child Neurology Programs.

Tobacco-free hiring policy

To help preserve and improve the health of our patients, their families and our employees, The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia has a tobacco-free hiring policy. This policy applies to all candidates for employment (other than those with regularly scheduled hours in New Jersey) for all positions, including those covered by the Collective Bargaining Agreement.

Job applicants who apply after July 1, 2014 will be expected to sign an attestation stating they’ve been free of nicotine or tobacco products in any form for the prior thirty (30) days. They will also undergo a cotinine test as a part of the Occupational Health pre-placement drug screen administered after the offer of employment has been accepted but before the first day of hire.

Exemptions: Attending physicians (excluding CHOP physicians in the Care Network), psychologists, principal investigators and/or Penn-based faculty are exempt from this process to better align with our colleagues at the University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine.

Application requirements

  1. ERAS application
  2. Three (3) letters of reference (LORs)
  3. Dean’s letter aka Medical School Performance Evaluation (MSPE )
  4. Medical school transcript
  5. Curriculum vitae
  6. Personal statement
  7. USMLE Parts 1, 2 (if available)
  8. ECFMG Certification if graduated from a medical school outside the U.S., Canada or Puerto Rico
  9. Residents must have completed two years of pediatric training
  10. International medical graduates must have completed one year of formal training in the United States

If you have any questions at any time during the application process, please contact Neiressa Croom at 215-590-1722 or by email at croomn@email.chop.edu.
 

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